Fiber optic is very beneficial for joining DSL, cable, satellite, and dialup for internet access. The higher speeds and reliability this fiber optic offers make it considerable. However, installing it can take a lot of times. Here you can read some simple tips on how to install it.

The first thing your have to do is to test the availability in your area. You can all for the telephone companies such as AT&T and Verizon for fiber optic service. If the service is available, there will be a Fiber distribution cabinet which is mounted on the telephone pole around your neighborhood. In addition, there will be another box housing cable from that Fiber distribution box.

The second thing you have to do is to cord the fiber optic cable from housing to your home. Make sure that you gain a signal.

After ensuring the signal, you have to install the Optical Network Terminal inside or outside your house. It is also possible for you to install it in the basement or garage.

Then, check the compatibility of your residential phone lines. Commonly, old phone is not compatible to the system. If it is not, replace all the phone lines in your home with connections from related network terminal.

The next thing you have to do is to install a power adapter, an RJ-45 wall jack, and backup battery close to your computer. Then, connect a wall jack to the router or computer by using 100BaseT Ethernet cable.

The last thing you have to do is connecting the fiber optic cable to a network box. Then, test the connectivity using your phone line. The provider sets up a test site which allows you to dial out and access the internet. At this point, you should switch the phone lines over in order to be able to access the internet. Read more:

In addition, this type of cable can also be used for video borescope which lets you record the video footage while traveling. Another important type of fiber optic is fiber optic scope. With this device, you will be able to see hard to access things easily and accurately.

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